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La Mothe-Saint-Héray
Les papiers peints Art Nouveau : l'exemple de la maison Goirand à Melle
Dates:31/05/2015-31/05/2015

La conférence est une action culturelle qui s'inscrit dans le cadre du Printemps de l'Orangerie, exposition qui rendra visible du samedi 25 avril au dimanche 7 juin, les œuvres de Martine Hoyas, artiste plasticienne.

Rendez-vous dimanche 31 mai à 15h, galerie basse de l'Orangerie de La Mothe-Saint-Héray. Accès libre.

Boston
Hokusai
Dates:01/01/2050-01/01/2999

Katsushika Hokusai remains one of Japan's most popular and influential artists. This handy volume presents the wide range of Hokusai's artistic production in terms of one of his most remarkable characteristics: his intellectual ingenuity. It explores the question of how the self-styled "Man Mad about Drawing" approached his subjects—how he depicted human bodies in motion, combined figures and landscapes, represented three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional surfaces and when he used the techniques of illusionism or adjusted reality for greater visual or emotional effect. Including some 50 stunning and unusual paintings, prints and drawings from the peerless Hokusai collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this book is a treasure trove that introduces readers to a witty, wide-ranging and inimitably ingenious Hokusai.

Hardcover. 7.5 x 10 in. 176 pages / 135 color.

Glasgow
Glasgow’s Gilded Age
Dates:08/05/2015-08/05/2015

The conference will highlight those Glasgow designers who originally established the city's reputation at the time of the Aesthetic Movement and Mark Twain’s so called Gilded Age. Glasgow’s international reputation for design and manufacture sprang forth from the city's industries, as well as its educational institutions, and its influence spread across the globe through trade. This laid the foundation for Glasgow’s inimitable ‘style’.

We want to invite our guests on a unique sensory experience, considering both the glamour and the grit of industrial Glasgow. Our speakers will be discussing a wide range of topics, including; the interiors of Glasgow’s finest buildings, architectural ornament and stained glass within the city, and the movers and shakers of both the artistic and industrial spheres.

Other speakers include:

Prof. John Hume OBE, BSc ARCST, Hon FRIAS, FSA Scot; Chairman of the Royal Commission of Ancient and Historic Monuments, Patron of GCHT, and life-long supporter of Glasgow’s industrial and artistic heritage, will be speaking about the industries and the individuals who produced or commissioned art in Glasgow throughout the period.

Dr. David Mitchell: Dr. David Mitchell MSC IHBC ProfICME FSA Scot by day is Director of Conservation for Historic Scotland. Member of the Institute for Historic Building Conservation and the Institute of Cast Metal Engineers. Member of the English Heritage Advisory Board and CyArk, a US Non Profit to digitally document and share world heritage. Alumni of the US State Department Fellowship programme. Interested in ironwork conservation and the history of the industry in Scotland, particularly Walter Macfarlane and Co.

Dr. Robyne Erica Calvert: Robyne is a researcher in the visual culture of the 19th-21st centuries, with a particular focus on Charles Rennie and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh. She holds a PhD in Art History and an MLitt in Decorative Arts & Design History from the University of Glasgow; and an MA in Art History from the University of Oregon.

Max Donnelly: Max Donnelly FSA is Curator of Nineteenth-Century Furniture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. He has lectured and broadcast on aspects of nineteenth-century design, including for the BBC2 series The Genius of Design (2010). A contributor to several scholarly journals, his article on Vincent van Gogh and Daniel Cottier was published in The Burlington Magazine (September 2011).

Ian Gow: Ian Gow was appointed Curator of the National Trust for Scotland in 1998. He had previously been Curator of Architectural Collections at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. He is the author of several books and many articles on the decorative arts and architecture of Scotland.

Dr. Peter Burman: Dr. Peter Burman is an architectural historian who has been studying Webb for many years, organised the only conference ever held on Webb and his work, and has produced two major articles on him with more in preparation. He sees Webb as a understated but nevertheless major figure both in the early development of the British Arts & Crafts Movement and in the early history of a responsible British ‘heritage movement’. He is a Guardian of the SPAB and in Scotland he is currently chairman of the Falkland Stewardship Trust, whose responsibilities include a major 19th century country house, and a trustee and Archivist of Hopetoun House. He acts as an arts and heritage consultant across a spectrum of special places. Peter Burman will Chair the afternoon session of the conference. We believe that it is crucial to the promotion of Glasgow as a world city, and that through it we will be celebrating its vibrant artistic and industrial history, encouraging academic study of the period of this ‘gilded age’, and promoting Glasgow as a place for cultural and historic tourism.

Glasgow
The work of Philip Webb
Dates:07/05/2015-07/05/2015

This lecture is being offered as a contribution to the centenary of the death of Philip Webb (1831-1915), architect of William Morris’s Red House, the National Trust’s Standen, and a whole group of quietly influential houses. He had one important Scottish client, the owners of the Arisaig Estate, and in the North of England he was responsible for major works for the family of the industrialist, Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, around Northallerton, and for George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, painter and collector as well as landowner, for whom he did work on the Naworth Castle and Castle Howard estates. Above all, however, he partnered William Morris in the founding of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and, while Morris acted as the spokesman, Webb worked out how to repair old buildings reliably and with as little damage to their authenticity as possible.

Dr. Peter Burman is an architectural historian who has been studying Webb for many years, organised the only conference ever held on Webb and his work, and has produced two major articles on him with more in preparation. He sees Webb as a understated but nevertheless major figure both in the early development of the British Arts & Crafts Movement and in the early history of a responsible British ‘heritage movement’. He is a Guardian of the SPAB and in Scotland he is currently chairman of the Falkland Stewardship Trust, whose responsibilities include a major 19th century country house, and a trustee and Archivist of Hopetoun House. He acts as an arts and heritage consultant across a spectrum of special places.

This is part of the Gilded Glasgow Project.

PARIS
Trésors de Sable et de Feu, Verre et Cristal aux Arts Décoratifs, XIVe-XXIe siècle
Dates:09/04/2015-15/11/2015

L’exposition est la première grande rétrospective dédiée à une histoire du verre depuis « L’Art du Verre » organisée aux Arts Décoratifs en 1951. Le caractère international de ce projet va de pair avec une attention particulière accordée aux verriers français, en offrant certains regards croisés sur les productions anciennes et contemporaines. Les objets, ornementaux ou utilitaires, et les œuvres d’art sont inscrits dans une trame chronologique qui rythme le parcours du visiteur sur les deux étages. Les pièces exposées illustrent les goûts des collectionneurs qui ont activement enrichi le fonds de l’institution, ainsi que les acquisitions importantes de verres faites depuis le XIXe siècle.

Des originaux arabo-musulmans, comme les verres émaillés mamelouks sont confrontés aux créations de Philippe J. Brocard à Paris ou de la firme Lobmeyr à Vienne et côtoient des verres chinois de la dynastie Qing qui fascinèrent émile Gallé. Le visiteur découvre l’histoire du verre européen du XVIe au XVIIIe grâce aux dons et legs de collectionneurs passionnés comme Patrice Salin, Madeleine Bougenaux, François Carnot et Madame Fernand Bernard. La création de manufactures modernes au début du XIXe siècle, participe à l’émergence d’une véritable verrerie et cristallerie de luxe en France, comme celle de Baccarat. Les « cristaux opales » ou « opalines », sont l’originalité la plus grande de cette production française et un point fort de la collection.

Les Arts Décoratifs contribuent à l’éclosion et à la diffusion d’un art nouveau et, jusqu’en 1914, rassemblent un splendide ensemble d’œuvres, dont celles d’Emile Gallé, de René Lalique et de François-Eugène Rousseau. 
Cette politique active d’enrichissements est cependant très ralentie après la Première Guerre Mondiale mais des acquisitions spectaculaires viennent enrichir le musée, comme le legs de Monsieur et Madame Barthou, grands amateurs des verriers Maurice Marinot et François Décorchemont.

Une des salles du niveau supérieur est dédiée à l’histoire du verre à boire de 1900 à nos jours. Les autres espaces de l’étage sont consacrés aux oeuvres françaises et internationales des quarante dernières années. Cette période correspond aussi à l’émergence de nouveaux organismes spécialisés. La fondation du centre du verre aux Arts Décoratifs en 1982, et les rencontres internationales du musée du verre de Sars Poterie, sont révélateurs de cette nouvelle dynamique. L’exposition met ainsi en lumière les générations d’artistes ayant transformé l’approche du verre depuis les années 1960 mais aussi une génération récente d’artistes talentueux. Le visiteur découvre ou revoit alors des œuvres de Stanislav Libensky, Jaroslava Brychtova, Bertil Valien, Richard Meitner, Bernard Dejonghe, Toots Zynsky, Alessandro et Laura de Santillana, Gaetano Pesce, Ettore Sottsass et de plus jeunes comme Damien François, Vanessa Mitrani et Martin Hlubucek. Le Centre International de Recherche sur le Verre et les Arts Plastiques de Marseille, et le Centre International d’Art Verrier de Meisenthal, deux institutions impliquées dans la création contemporaine, sont les invités du musée. Représentés par des réalisations récentes de Philippe Parreno (CIRVA), Michel Paysant (CIAV), ou encore David Dubois (CIAV et CIRVA). Histoire et actualité du verre, histoire du goût, histoire d’une collection, l’exposition éclaire toutes les facettes de ce matériau étonnant qui prend toutes les formes et toutes les couleurs.

 
World photographic contest Italian Liberty
Dates:02/03/2015-31/10/2015

This competition, which participation is free, arises in order to pay homage to the amazing heritage of the Italian Art Nouveau; for instance: houses, palaces, monuments, sculptures and applied arts. The Italian Liberty photographic contest represents a great opportunity to create passion about Beauty and Values promoted by the Liberty association.

In order to participate to the contest take pictures (for a maximum of 30 photos) of some Art Nouveau art pieces or make a video of these (only one video) and send it to Italian Liberty!

Directed by Andrea Speziali and organized by the Aitm Art Organization.

Full presentation of the contest

Milano
Travelling exhibition "The Nature of Art Nouveau"- "La Natura dell’Art Nouveau"
Dates:26/03/2015-24/04/2015

Organised by the Réseau Art Nouveau Network in the framework of the European project "Art Nouveau & Ecology" (2010-2015) supported by the Culture 2007-2013 programme of the European Commission, the exhibition comprises two identical concurrent exhibitions and has begun its journey to all partner cities in October 2013.

After Aveiro, the exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 2 will be presented in Milan at the Exhibition Space of the Palazzo Lombardia, seat of the Regione Lombardia, sixth step of its European journey, from 26 March until 24 April 2015.

This exhibition is free and bilingual Italian-English.

Hakone, Japan
Le verre au quotidien
Dates:24/04/2015-01/11/2015

Le musée Lalique raconte en 2015 l’histoire verrière de cette région, histoire qui a incité René Lalique à construire une manufacture à Wingen-sur-Moder en 1921. A travers des objets archéologiques, mais également des objets d’art, des tableaux, des plans… l’exposition Le verre au quotidien retrace cette épopée, s’intéressant tant à la question des techniques que des usages et rappelant comment le verre est devenu omniprésent dans notre quotidien.

Boston
Hokusai
Dates:05/04/2015-09/08/2015

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest collection of Japanese art outside Japan—including the greatest variety of Hokusai works in any museum—the MFA is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive exhibition of this remarkable artist. Drawing from extensive holdings of paintings, woodblock prints, and illustrated printed books, the Museum will showcase an array of works from Hokusai’s seven-decade career, including lesser-known pieces depicting whimsical instructions on how to draw, dynamic paintings on paper lanterns, and elaborate cut-out dioramas. Also displayed are some of the most famous images in Japanese art, including Under the Wave Off Kanagawa (Great Wave) (about 1830–31)—from the legendary series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji—and the brilliantly colored multi-panel screen painting Phoenix (1835). Spanning Hokusai’s work from his 20s through his 80s, the exhibition will explore common themes through sections dedicated to topics such as landscapes, nature, fantasy, and the “Floating World” of urban culture (including depictions of the Kabuki theater and the Yoshiwara pleasure district). Works that depict Japanese historical and literary motifs will be featured along with “perspective prints” with exaggerated vanishing points, often used in toy peep shows. An extremely delicate silk square of a mythological Chinese lion, likely used as a gift wrapper (fukusa), will also be included, in a rare public display of the fragile work. An illustrated publication will accompany the exhibition.

Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)

Glasgow
Glasgow's Gilded Age 1864-1914: Glamour & Grit Conference
Dates:08/05/2015-08/05/2015

The conference will highlight those Glasgow designers who originally established the city's reputation at the time of the Aesthetic Movement and Mark Twain’s so called Gilded Age. Glasgow’s international reputation for design and manufacture sprang forth from the city's industries, as well as its educational institutions, and its influence spread across the globe through trade. This laid the foundation for Glasgow’s inimitable ‘style’.

We want to invite our guests on a unique sensory experience, considering both the glamour and the grit of industrial Glasgow. Our speakers will be discussing a wide range of topics, including; the interiors of Glasgow’s finest buildings, architectural ornament and stained glass within the city, and the movers and shakers of both the artistic and industrial spheres.

Prof. John Hume OBE, BSc ARCST, Hon FRIAS, FSA Scot; Chairman of the Royal Commission of Ancient and Historic Monuments, Patron of GCHT, and life-long supporter of Glasgow’s industrial and artistic heritage, will be speaking about the industries and the individuals who produced or commissioned art in Glasgow throughout the period.

Other speakers include Dr. David Mitchell MSC IHBC ProfICME FSA Scot, Director of Conservation and Trustee of the Scottish Ironwork Foundation, Dr. Robyne Erica Calvert, Mackintosh Research Fellow for the Glasgow School of Art and Max Donnelly, Curator of 19th-Century Furniture at the V&A Museum.

We believe that it is crucial to the promotion of Glasgow as a world city, and that through it we will be celebrating its vibrant artistic and industrial history, encouraging academic study of the period of this ‘gilded age’, and promoting Glasgow as a place for cultural and historic tourism.

Salzburg
Expressionisms - The Collection from Kokoschka to Anzinger
Dates:07/03/2015-21/06/2015

Based on the impressions gained during her first examination of the museum holdings, the new curator for modern art, Beatrice von Bormann, has devised an exhibition about Expressionism. It features paintings, sculptures, drawings, and graphic prints by about eighty artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The focus is on Austrian and German Expressionism, from the early period before World War I to the Neo‑Expressionism of the 1960s and 1970s, and the Neuen Wilden.

 
Jugendstil, Secession, Art nouveau: Meisterwerke des Himmlischen Jerusalem, 7
Dates:01/01/2050-01/01/2999

The art of the early 1900's was characterized by innovations and experiments. The era that includes movements such as Art Nouveau, Secession, Art Deco and Art Nouveau, has some of the most beautiful works of art produced with the design of the Heavenly Jerusalem, perhaps most notably in the field of religious art in the form of stained-glass windows, frescoes and carvings. These works are almost never in the major centers of the Art Nouveau - ie Brussels, Vienna, Prague or Paris - emerged, but aloof, often in small towns or in the countryside. Only a small number of works of art is documented or recorded scientifically, and so it was necessary to do research for this work to a much greater extent than usual for artists, history and material condition.

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Die Kunst der Zeit um 1900 war geprägt von Innovationen und Experimenten. Die Epoche, die Strömungen wie den Jugendstil, die Secession, Art deco und Art nouveau umfasst, hat einige der schönsten Kunstwerke mit dem Motiv des Himmlischen Jerusalem hervorgebracht, vor allem wohl auf dem Gebiet der Sakralkunst in Form von Kirchenfenstern, Fresken und Steinmetzarbeiten. Diese Arbeiten sind so gut wie nie in den großen Zentren des Jugendstils - also Brüssel, Wien, Prag oder Paris - entstanden, sondern abseits, oft in Kleinstädten oder auf dem Lande. Nur eine geringe Zahl der Kunstwerke ist dokumentiert oder wissenschaftlich erfasst, und so war es notwendig, für dieses Arbeiten in weitaus größerem Umfang als sonst üblich nach Künstlern, Entstehungsgeschichte und Materialzustand zu recherchieren.

Schaerbeek- Bruxelles
Fermeture temporaire de la Maison Autrique à Bruxelles – du 16 février au 31 décembre 2015
Dates:16/02/2015-31/12/2015

En raison de travaux de restauration portant sur les façades et d’une actualisation de la scénographie, l’ouverture au public sera réduite dès le lundi 16 février 2015 et jusqu’à la fin de l’année. Durant cette période seuls seront possibles des événements ponctuels et visites sur rendez-vous, en fonction du calendrier du chantier.

Depuis dix ans, la Maison Autrique est ouverte au public grâce à la détermination conjointe de plusieurs amis et à l’intervention de la Commune de Schaerbeek qui s’est portée acquéreur du bien. François Schuiten et Benoît Peeters sont à l’origine du projet de réhabilitation de cette œuvre de jeunesse du célèbre Victor Horta. Ils en ont fait une « maison des maisons», une habitation poétique suspendue dans le temps.

Wilmington - Delaware
Oscar Wilde's Salomé: Illustrating death and desire
Dates:07/02/2015-10/05/2015

Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Wilde’s retelling of the beheading of John the Baptist became the controversial play, Salomé, and was banned on the London stage in 1893. Illustrators have been attracted to its rhythmic prose and subject matter ever since. Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating Death and Desire presents the complete sets of the first and the most recent illustrations inspired by tragedy, including lithographs by symbolist artis Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (1872–1898) and engravings by Barry Moser (b. 1940). Books and periodicals featuring illustrations by Louis Jou, André Derain, and Valenti Angelo, among others, will also be on view.

Flensburg
Hans Christiansen - The retrospective
Dates:11/10/2015-17/01/2016

Retrospective on the complete works of the artist colony member of the first hour: With Hans Christiansen (1866-1945) is an as versatile as exemplary Jugendstil artists to rediscover, who found his vocation in Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt.

Hans Christiansen is one of the most important representatives of Jugendstil, especially with his drafts in the field of arts and crafts. In Paris where matured into an artist, he was appointed in 1899 by Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig in Darmstadt, where he was among the first seven members of the artists' colony. On the Mathildenhöhe he blossomed and excelled as a genuine work of art enthusiasts in painting, architecture and applied art as well as a designer of lights festivals. For the first time the full range of this versatile artist is presented: The retrospective presents his house on the Mathildenhöhe, room facilities, glass pane, jewellery, posters, paintings, drawings, textile art and ceramics in different spatial ensembles - including previously unknown like his fashion and poster designs from the 1920s.

The major retrospective, the first ever to Hans Christiansen, will be seen in four German institutions. The kick-off will make Mathildenhöhe as the first step, and then will follow the Bröhan Museum in Berlin, the Villa Stuck Museum in Munich and the Museumsberg in Flensburg, where the exhibition tour will end just before the 150th anniversary of the artist in his hometown.

Curators: Dr. Philipp Gutbrod, curator and conservator of the collection, Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt Institute
Dr. Michael Fuhr, Director, Museumsberg in Flensburg
Dr. Dorothee Bieske, curator and conservator of the collection, Museumsberg in Flensburg

An exhibition of the Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt Institute and of the Museumsberg in Flensburg in collaboration with the Villa Stuck Museum in Munich and the Bröhan Museum in Berlin.

The exhibition will then travel to the Musée Bröhan, Berlin (19 Feburary– 24 May 2015), the Museum Villa Stuck in Munich (18 June – 20 September 2015) and to the Museumsberg Flensburg (11 October – 17 January 2016)

With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

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